Hailey Crausby, Miss Louisiana Teen USA 2017, is the 17 year old daughter of Randy and Melissa Ruddick of Lacombe, LA. She enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her two younger brothers, Drew (8) and Luke (7). Hailey is a senior at Slidell High School, where she has maintained a 4.5 GPA and has participated and lettered in Cross Country and Track since her freshman year. She also participates in Beta Club, National Honors Society, MU ALPHA THETA, and attends weekly meetings with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. On top of that, she is also volunteering her time in a nursing home and is in the process of obtaining certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in that she may use it for work purposes while in college. Hailey will be attending college immediately following high school graduation in 2017. She intends to study nursing with hopes thereafter of pursuing further training and licensing as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner due to her passion for helping others and overwhelming love for children.